Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation - DME


The demand for Monitoring and Evaluation professionals on the market, marked by the different job adverts is not being matched by the right skills required for the position. The skills available on the market are based on the various short courses being offered by various institutions and private companies inclusive of the Short Course in Monitoring and Evaluation offered by Uganda Management Institute. The needs of the organizations are not met by the skills available on the market since there are few institution in Uganda that provide long term postgraduate courses in Monitoring and Evaluation. The Course has provided this much needed skill and knowledge on the market that directly relates to improved implementation of sectoral policies and programmes working towards the eradication of poverty and sustainable development. This focus considers different learning possibilities to ensure that available capacity matches with available demand in the near future. Participants who obtain the Postgraduate Diploma with at least a second-Class Award may be admitted to the Master in Management studies (MMs) Degree Programme (Monitoring and Evaluation Option).

Admissions Requirements

  1. A Good Degree from a Recognised University, OR a Recognised Relevant Professional Qualification and at least One years of working experience.
  2. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 passes and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education(UACE) obtained at the same sitting.
  3. If an applicant gained entrance to University through other means original documents to that effect should be presented.
    1. Mature Age Entry certificate, 25 years and above and accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).
    2. Diploma Entry obtained at credit/distinction level from a recognised institution.
  4. The minimum duration for the Bachelor’s degree should be three years.

Program Details

1. Management Skills Improvement
2. Management Information Systems
3. Research Methods
4. Quantitative Methods in Decision Making
5. Sustainable Development Strategies (SDS)
6. Project Management Principles (PMP)

1. Monitoring and Evaluation Principles and Perspectives (PRINC)
2. Monitoring and Evaluation in the Public Sector (PUB)
3. Monitoring and Evaluation Tools and Frameworks (TOOLS)
4. Impact Evaluation Theory and Practice (IMP)
5. Data Analysis and Management for Monitoring and Evaluation (DATA)
6. Consultancy Skills Development (CSD)

Fees Structure



Tuition (Weekend, Evening, Branches)



Application (Paid after Applying)40,000$16
Registration (Functional Fee)100,000$35
Examination (Functional Fee)120,000$40
Development (Functional Fee)250,000$80

NCHE Fee (Click Here for Instructions)

Student' Council (Functional Fee)20,000$5
Library (Functional Fee)80,000$30
Indentity Card (Functional Fee)20,000$5
Journal (Functional Fee)30,000


School: Business and Management
Branch: Kampala (Evening & Weekend) | Mbarara, Gulu & Mbale (Weekend Only)
Study Time: Evening (Monday – Thursday) | Weekend (Saturday & Sunday [08:30  – 17:00])
Duration: 1 year
Assessment: Participants are assessed through continuous practical exercises, course work and written examinations.
Target Group: Participants who are or aspire to become Monitoring and Evaluation Experts. M&E officers, Assistants, Data Officers in government, industry and civil society, Researchers and consultants tasked with evaluation studies, Lecturers of higher institutions of learning, Project managers in government research and planning units and directorates, NGO employees involved in social, health and educational projects, Policy analysts and advisers.

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Requirements Needed to Apply

The Basic Requirements for the whole process include:

  • An email address and contact number
  • Your Academic Documents to pick details like Award Institution, Index Number (O and A level), year of award, etc.
  • A Laptop/Computer with a Stable Internet Connection
  • Click to access Guideline for the Online Application
  • Note that a PDF Document (With all Qualifications) is attached after submitting the form
  • The Payment (40,000 UGX) is made after Attaching the Documents